Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.
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When it comes to programs designed to benefit federal workers and the taxpayers too, the biggest loser may be the phased retirement program launched six years ago.
Many people will actually pay less for coverage in 2019 than they are paying this year. That’s for sure, and it’s a very big deal.
With 43 days until the midterm elections and five days from the fiscal new year, a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds is looking good.
During the Great Recession in 2008, thousands of TSP investors pulled money out of the stock market C, S and I funds and put it in the G fund.
Many people know that picking the right day to retire can boost their first retirement check by thousands of dollars and also save them taxes in the first year after retirement.
Are you leaving at the first opportunity? Or are you planning to work extra because you like the job or your coworkers and want to build your annuity?
Who knew the devices could cause such havoc for workers at the Detroit Army Arsenal?
The Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. If it becomes law the 2019 COLA would be the last.
With 12 days until the new fiscal year and less than 50 from the midterm elections, many current and retired federal workers have a lot on their plate.
Given what has happened to retirement plans in the private sector, Uncle Sam looks mighty good compared to just about any company, large or small. But do you ever regret a career as a federal civil servant?
If you had it all to do over again, would you join a company with a good pension plan but a stressed out structure?
Financial planner Arthur Stein said investors who stuck with the stock market during the Great Recession and the rebound that followed have seen their account balances soar.